*swoon*

We just stumbled across this article that ran in the February 13, 2000 edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The quote is so good, we had to share it. From a letter Robert wrote to his fiancée Virginia shortly before the were married in 1841:

Prepare one of your sweetest kisses and have it on the border of your sweet lips to welcome me on my arrival to contrive our meetings so that I can, with your sense of propriety, fold you in my embrace and revel in your charms without being interrupted. I must not indulge in this strain for it produces such excitement that my writing would scarce be legible.

Yowsah.

An image of the Post-Dispatch article that announces the donation of the Diebel Collection of Campbell letters and the intimate nature of their contents. Appropriately, it ran right before Valentine’s Day 2000.

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